10 Streets That Changed America
Web Extra: Van Buren vs. Horse
Road historian Dan Marriott recounts the story of a gaffe for the ages, in which former President Martin Van Buren fell from his horse-drawn carriage in Indiana, delighting supporters of the National Road. During his presidency, Van Buren had opposed appropriations for the highway.
Richard Campanella, professor at Tulane University, talks about segregation in New Orleans
Many historic remnants can still be found along today's Boston Post Road.
The Lincoln Highway gave women and people of color unprecedented freedom to travel.
Reconciliation Park is an effort to remember and learn from the devastation in Tulsa, OK.